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CHINA: POWERFUL POLITICIAN PUT UNDER HOUSE ARREST PENDING INVESTIGATION OF CORRUPTION ALLEGATIONS

6 years ago /
International News 

China has put Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade, under virtual house arrest while the ruling Communist Party investigates accusations of corruption against him, several sources said on Wednesday.

INDIA: SUPREME COURT RE-INSTATES BAN ON GAY MARRIAGES

6 years ago /
International News 

India's Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated a ban on gay sex in the world's largest democracy, following a four-year period of decriminalization that had helped bring homosexuality into the open in the socially conservative country.

 

Legal Profession in Nigeria marks Golden Jubilee

6 years ago /
Oddities 

It is a soul searching moment for the custodians of legal education in Nigeria as it marks its golden jubilee. Just like the larger social environment of Nigeria, character and integrity are becoming scarce commodities among lawyers. One man thinks instituting stricter rules of admission will help check and screen out dubious characters who could have a bad influence on the profession

INDIAN MURDER: Indian couple convicted of murdering daughter and servant

6 years ago /
International News 

An Indian couple have been convicted of murdering their daughter Aarushi Talwar and their domestic servant, Hemraj.

PDP CRISIS: RIVERS PDP APPEAL

6 years ago /
Politics 

The bid by the pro-Governor Amaechi Executive of the PDP to regain control of the party at the state level after its sack by a court suffered another hitch on Tuesday at the Court of appeal.

 

ANAMBRA ELECTIONS ON HOLD

6 years ago /
Politics 

Less than one hour after the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party inaugurated a sixty six-man Committee headed by Vice President Namadi Sambo for the campaign in Anambra state, the Supreme Court has urged the party to put all activities on hold pending Monday’s hearing on who its candidate is.  

 

APGA LEAVES ROCHAS OKOROCHA

6 years ago /
Politics 

The All-Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA has left the Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha to his fate following its withdrawal from Okorocha’s appeal over the supplementary Governorship election of May six, 2011.

 

LAWYERS REACT TO JUDGEMENT IN IBORI CASE

6 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Legal practitioners in Abuja are divided over the recent judgment by the Federal High court which declared that the Fifteen million dollars allegedly used by former Delta state Governor James Ibori to bribe officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC be forfeited to the Federal government.          


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